Adams, Charles M. Randall Jarrell, a Bibliography. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 1958.
Beck, Charlotte H. “The Dramatic Mode in the Poetry of Randall ]arrell.” Ph.D. dissertation, University of Tennessee, 1972.
Bryant, J. A., Jr. Understanding Randall Jarrell. Columbia: University of South Carolina Press, 1986.
Critical Essays on Randall ]arrell. Edited by Suzanne Ferguson. Boston: G. K. Hall, 1983.
Damashek, Richard. “The Lost World of Randall Jarrell.” Ph.D. dissertation, University of Wisconsin, 1972.
Ferguson, Suzanne. The Poetry of Randall Jarrell. Baton Rouge: Louisiana State University Press, 1971.
Flynn, Richard. Randall Jarrell and the Lost World of Childhood. Athens: University of Georgia Press, 1990.
Griswold, Jerome. The Children’s Books of Randall Jarrell. Athens; University of Georgia Press, 1988.
Jacobson, Kent A. “Randall Jarrell: In Search of Authority.” Ph.D. dissertation, Yale University, 1975.
Prichard, William H. Randall Jarrell: A Literary Life. New York: Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 1990.
Quinn, Bernetta. Randall Jarrell. Boston: Twayne, 1981.
Randall Jarrell, 1914-1965. Edited by Robert Lowell, Peter Taylor, and Robert Penn Warren. New York: Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 1967.
Shapiro. Karl. Randall Jarrell. Washington: Library of Congress, 1967.
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